Global Social History: class and social transformation in world history

Hosted by the Department of International History

Vera Anstey Room, Old Building, LSE, United Kingdom

Organised by Dr David Motadel (LSE International History) and by Professor Christof Dejung (Bern University, History), this workshop explored the ways in which a distinct social historical approach could open up new trajectories in global history.

Speakers included Dr Martin Bayly (LSE International Relations), Professor Richard Drayton (KCL History), Professor Jeroen Duindam (Leiden History), Professor Margot Finn (UCL History), Dr Francesca Fuoli (Bern History), Dr Michael Goebel (Graduate Institute Geneva, International History), Dr George Lawson (LSE International Relations), Dr Elisabeth Leake (Leeds History), Professor Marcel van der Linden (University of Amsterdam, Sociology and Anthropology), Professor Leo Lucassen (University of Leiden, Social History), Professor Andrew Sartori (New York Univeristy, History), Professor Mike Savage (LSE Sociology), Professor Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Wisconsin History).

Browse the full programme for full list of papers.

The Department of International History (@lsehistory) teaches and conducts research on the international history of Britain, Europe and the world from the early modern era up to the present day.


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Photo credit: "Men lade with teac - Sichuan Sheng, China, 1908" by Ernest H. Wilson, Wikimedia



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